Call to Artists: The 31st Annual Holiday Bazaar @ WomanKraft

Want to submit work in an upcoming exhibition at WomanKraft? Here’s your chance!!

Call to Artists.

WomanKraft is currently seeking submissions for the 31st Annual
“HOLIDAY BAZAAR”. A Tucson tradition.

Calling all local artists..

  • This exhibit will feature work by local artists in a variety of fine crafts and art that reflect the diversity of the Holiday season.
  • In the spirit of gift giving, all work needs to retail for $100 or less.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: October 27th, 2018.

 Interested in participating in this event? All work must be presented in person to Director of Exhibits Zoe Rhyne. Call (520)629-9976 extension #3 to schedule appointments. 

Subject matter is open.

The theme of this exhibit is restricted only to the price range. That means, the subject matter and media is up to the artist. You can expect to see a huge variety in fine crafts and art, exploring many themes and ideas.

Something for everyone

All artists are encouraged to submit work and participate in the show, and everyone is welcome to come and support it. A great place to find unique gifts for your loved ones and emerge yourself in the Tucson art scene. This event is free and open to the public.

Catch “Reflections” currently on Display at WomanKraft!

Reflections.
The current exhibit at WomanKraft, “Reflections” explores the theme of reflections in many shapes, forms and puddles.
Open to the public every Wednesday-Saturday from 1-5 PM.
388 S Stone Ave.

Please join us at the WomanKraft Art Center this weekend for

WASTE NOT WANT NOT

Reception: Saturday, July 7th,  7:00 – 10:00 pm

Flower Pot by Ana Yanez

Exhibit runs through July 28, 2018 
Evening Reception:July 7th, 7-10 PM

WomanKraft Art Center 388 S. Stone Avenue Tucson, Arizona
Just 4 blocks south of Broadway Boulevard, on Stone Avenue

This radical show is something worth seeing, all artwork on display is featuring work made from
predominantly recycled plastic

Come try to look at plastic from a new perspective.
Join more than 18 artists exhibiting new artwork exploring the use of plastic.

 

 

WASTE NOT WANT NOT

Don’t miss this last chance to join us for an evening reception for our current exhibit this Saturday July 7th from 7 till 10 pm. This fantastic show sheds new light on something that has permeated our lives and culture so much. This refreshing perspective will leave you thinking about plastic in ways you never imagined!

 

 

THE RUMMAGE SALE IS ALMOST HERE!
Please join us Friday and Saturday, August 17th and 18th, 8 AM – 4 PM

CALL (520) 629-9976 for details! We could really use some help for this event, please call to volunteer and help make this event a huge success!

‘DRAWING DOWN THE MUSE’ Opening Reception this Saturday, April 7th.

DRAWING DOWN THE MUSE

Our 26th Annual women’s only exhibit by and for local women artists. Join us in celebrating work exploring all mediums and subject matter by women artists.

Saturday, April 7th

7:00 – 10:00 pm

A celebration of our divine feminine power…

  • Evening Reception: Saturday, April 7th, from 7-10 PM
  • 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, Arizona, (just 4 blocks South of Broadway Blvd.)
  • Regular gallery hours are every Wednesday – Saturday, from 1 – 5 PM..
  • Call (520)629-9976 for additional information

Fluid Acrylic Clock by Joni Brei

Please join WomanKraft in celebrating a brand new exhibit and long standing tradition  at 388 S. Stone Avenue. This exhibit, entitled “Drawing Down the Muse”, will feature a large variety of local artists, all of them women. Subject matter will vary greatly for your viewing pleasure.

 

Regular Gallery Hours: Every Wednesday through Saturday, 1:00 – 5:00 PM.
Free and open to the public.

Glass Etching by Anissa Marie

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BINGO NIGHT! Friday, April 27th!

 

 

WomanKraft’s latest and greatest fundraiser, emphasis on fun, is Bingo Night!
$5 for non-members, $3 for members. And it only get’s better from there! Each additional card is only $1! Prizes include: art, plants, gift certificates, homemade goodies, jewelry, candles, magnets… and more!

Our next Bingo night will be  Friday, April 27th, 7-9pm.

If you haven’t BIN…
You should GO!

Esperanza Dance Project Performance Fundraiser @ WomanKraft

 

Two local non-profit arts organizations, The Esperanza Dance Project and the WomanKraft Art Center, are holding a multi-dimensional performance fundraiser on March 10th at the WomanKraft Art Center!/

Special fundraising performance will be held at the WomanKraft Art Center ‘Castle’,
located at  388 S. Stone Avenue, Tucson. Please join us for a very special performance and reception on Saturday, March 10th, from 2 to 6pm. Esperanza company members will present and perform brand new choreography specific to WomanKraft’s unique performance spaces. Audience members will be taken on a guided tour to view 6 mini performances by the dancers, as well as a featured section from Esperanza’s multimedia performance, “House of Hope”.

Suggested donation is $10.

Performances will be held from 2-4pm with an evening reception in the gallery from 4-6pm
for an chance to open conversations on topics pertaining to both organizations.

Find out more about this event by contacting WomanKraft directly at (520)629-9976
and learn more about the Esperanza Dance Project at www.esperanzadanceproject.org

Where: WomanKraft Art Center, 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701

When: Saturday, March 10th. Performances 2-4 PM, Reception 4-6 PM.

 

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CALL TO ARTISTS!

WomanKraft Art Center, located at 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701 currently has a CALL TO LOCAL ARTISTS!

CALL TO ARTISTS: ‘Drawing Down the Muse’

Upcoming exhibition: This is the 26th annual women’s only exhibit “Drawing Down the Muse”, by and for local women artists. Come and join us in the celebration of our divine feminine power. All mediums and subject matter accepted. Deadline for submissions: March 24th. Interested in exhibiting? Call (520) 629-9976 Ext. 3 for appointments with Director of Exhibits Zoe Rhyne. 

The Castle Voice is here!! New CALL TO ARTISTS, and Rummage Sale UPDATE!

The newest edition of THE CASTLE VOICE IS HERE!!

Good for the months of January through April, 2018, the Castle Voice contains all of the pertinent details of events, classes and workshops and other exciting news from the WomanKraft Art Center. Click on the cover below to download your very own copy!!

Castle Voice Jan-Apr 2018 COVER

Also, the INDOOR RUMMAGE SALE is almost here!!

RUMMAGE-JAN-2018

WomanKraft Art Center is hosting a huge indoor RUMMAGE SALE!!

WHERE: 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701
WHEN: Friday, January 19th and Saturday January 20th, both days 8:00 AM -4:00 PM *No early birds!!*

WomanKraft, a 501 (c)3 non-profit arts organization hosts it’s bi-annual largest fundraiser.

WHAT: SUPPORT a local 501(c)3 non-profit organization at WomanKraft’s LARGEST bi-annual fundraiser, THE INDOOR RUMMAGE SALE!! We promise you’ll find something you just can’t live without! From toys, decorations, collection of art books, novels, and kitchen utensils, a huge variety of art supplies, technology and clothing.. there is something for everyone. The sale will be held inside the warm gallery for your shopping comfort!! Come more than once! And tell your friends!

 From toys, decorations, collection of art books, novels, and kitchen utensils, a huge variety of art supplies, tools, records, a keyboard, fancy furniture, not so fancy lamps, everything that is missing from you dream kitchen, technology goodies and clothing.. there is something for everyone. Come more than once! And please tell your friends!

THE SALE RUNS Friday and Saturday, January 19 + 20th, 8am – 4pm both days. 

Please call (520)629-9976 ext. 1 for details and to schedule participation. Volunteers needed!

and there is a current CALL TO ARTISTS
For “OUT OF THIS WORLD”

February 3 – March 31, 2018: OUT OF THIS WORLD
Receptions: February 3 + March 3, 2018.
Our glorious planet is ever inspiring in her diversity, let’s look even further past our Earth, and into the vastness of space! Galaxies, nebulas, stars, planets, alien creatures or worlds, constellations, astrology! The possibilities are only limited by your imagination. All mediums accepted.

Deadline for submissions: January 20, 2018.

Are you an artist interested in exhibiting with WomanKraft? Call 629-9976 ext. 3 for appointments with Director of Exhibits, Zoe Rhyne or to speak to her in person call Thursday or Friday 1-5pm. Artists please note: Shows are filled from first to respond. Deadlines indicated the last day works will be viewed, not the first. Hence, make contact A.S.A.P.

Castle BIRTHDAY PARTY!

It’s WomanKraft’s Birthday!
WomanKraft’s annual birthday is always celebrated on our first Saturday December reception and this year marks our 44th year as a 501(c)3 non-profit arts organization!
 
This December also celebrates our 26th year here on Stone Avenue, in what we lovingly refer to as ‘the Castle’. Speaking of, this beautiful Queen Ann Victorian building is turning 100 years old.
 
This special Saturday The Castle will be an “open house” and folks will get a chance to see the whole building, even upstairs! We’ve got a lot to be thankful for and a lot to celebrate.
 
We’re inviting folks to come and celebrate a lot of great things. First and foremost, we’ve paid the mortgage in full. Yes, WomanKraft holds the deed to our lovely castle, and we should all be so proud because nothing as amazing as this place happens because of one or two people alone.
 
It’s the whole that made this organization what it is today. The ups and downs and everything in between. The one dollar contribution to the tens of thousands, the one art purchase to collectors who frequent us, the one workshop attendee to our regulars. It’s all of us, so be proud!
Join us Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 from 1pm till 5pm.
7-10pm is our second reception.
There will be drinks and snacks all day, our reception spread (and birthday cake! ) from 7-10pm.
Bring a gift for the castle if you can, but no matter what….join us!

Poetry Night @ WomanKraft this Saturday April 22, 7-9pm in honor of Lusia Slomkowska

Join WomanKraft this Saturday April 22 for an evening of poetry in honor of

Lusia Slomkowska: a Publication Party

Readings from Lusia’s recently published poetry collection will be featured, and the books from Tucson’s own Kore Press will be available.

WomanKraft is pleased to hold a gathering for
Lusia Slomkowska this Saturday

  • Poetry by Lusia Slomkowska, published by Kore Press, will be introduced with a reading and reception at the WomanKraft Art Center.
  • 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, Arizona 85701
  • Saturday, April 22nd from 7-9 PM.

Lusia, a well-published poet and writer participated at WomanKraft over the years in collaborations with Linn Lane, and as a facilitator for Glob-All: Young Polish Women Photographers in 2004.

Her writing has been awarded the Poetry Atlanta Award, Writers at Work Poetry Fellowship, Bennington Writers Workshop poetry prize and the Lucille Sandberg Haiku Award.
Lusia’s close friend Sat Bir Kaur Khalsa will be a featured reader. Sat Bir holds an honors degree in English from UA and a masters in Women’s Studies. She is co-founder of the Culture of Peace Alliance (COPA)

the RUMMAGE SALE is Coming!!

The Rummage Sale is coming!

Mark you calendars, set your alarm clocks, tape it to your fridge, write it on your hand or whatever it takes but SAVE THE DATE!

WomanKraft Indoor Rummage Sale is
Friday, January 20 and Saturday, January 21, 2017
both days from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM!
Join us for great bargains for a great cause- all proceeds go towards our non-profit art center. The sale will be held inside and heated, spreading throughout our entire gallery space.

WHERE: 388 south Stone Avenue – just 4 blocks south of ‘city center’, Broadway Blvd and Stone Avenue, on the West side of the street, directly across the street from Casa Vicente Spanish Restaurant, and the Downtown Motor Hotel “Apartments”
WHEN: Friday, January 20 & Saturday, January 21, 8 A.M.–4 P.M.
NO EARLY BIRDS.
WHAT: All kinds of great things! Recipe books, art books, trashy novels, fancy hats, a scuba suit, lamps!…Art supplies, kitchen stuff, knick-knacks, clothes, tools, toys, movies, garden stuff, plants, household items, all you can think of and more! All items for sale are in good, clean and working condition.

WANT TO HELP?
This sale – our biggest bi-annual fundraiser, takes a huge amount of effort and time! WomanKraft volunteers could sure use some help setting up this event, Thursday, January 19th from 10 AM until it’s done.
Then, after setting up and selling for 4 days, we really could use some fresh help boxing and loading everything; we start at 4:01 Saturday afternoon.
Please call to schedule your participation. (520) 629-9976. Thanks!

WHAT IS THE RUMMAGE FAIR?
WomanKraft holds a Rummage Fair twice a year, in January and August. This fantastic indoor, two-day event is not to be missed! If you need anything, we might have it. And if you have things you’d like to pass on, if it’s clean and it works, we’ll take it! Clothes, shoes, kitchenware, knick-knacks, books, movies, vintage items, holiday decorations, toys, tools and more. The proceeds from this fundraiser goes towards paying our property taxes, utility bills and insurance. Call (520)629-9976 ext. 1 for more info.
As a volunteer run non-profit organization, WomanKraft relies on the generosity of our community, so come support your favorite local arts organization, get a great bargain, and get rid of that box of stuff you’ve been meaning to donate.

IS IT TOO LATE TO DONATE? No! Don’t worry, WomanKraft accepts donations for this event ALL year round, so if you haven’t gotten around to boxing up your unwanted items, no rush! We’ll need it for the next one, too!

flights-of-fantasy

CALL TO ARTISTS…
Show: February 4 – March 25, 2017 Evening Receptions: February 4 + March 4, 7-10pm

Dragons, faeries, unicorns, elves, sprites, spirits, gods and goddesses, stuff of myth and legend.. Through art we can bring fantasy to reality. All mediums accepted. www.womankraft.org

Deadline for submissions: Jan. 21, 2017. Call Director of Exhibits Zoe Rhyne at (520) 629-9976 ext. 3 to schedule an appointment.

 

 

Early in January, WomanKraft held its annual Board Meeting. Minutes are available upon request. Just call Grace at (520)629-9976 EXT. 1 if you would like a copy.

Summer at WomanKraft

 

WomanKraft Art Center
RUMMAGE FAIR
Friday, August 12 & Saturday, August 13, 2016
Both days from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701 (520) 629-9976

WomanKraft Art Center is hosting a huge, 2 day, INDOOR RUMMAGE SALE!! Join us for great bargains for a great cause- all proceeds go towards our non-profit art center. The sale will be held inside and air-conditioned, spreading throughout our entire gallery space. This fundraiser is WomanKraft’s largest event, and is exponentially exciting and important to the continued success of our nearly 100-year-old building and 42-year-old grassroots, 100% volunteer run organization!
WHERE: 388 south Stone Avenue – just 4 blocks south of ‘city center’, Broadway Blvd and Stone Avenue, on the West side of the street, directly across the street from Casa Vicente Spanish Restaurant
WHEN: Friday, August 12 & Saturday, August 13, 8 A.M.–4 P.M. NO EARLY BIRDS.
WHAT: Art supplies, kitchen utensils, small appliances, dishes, knick-knacks, art books, regular books, fancy clothes, normal clothes for men women and children, tools, hardware, toys, movies, garden stuff, plants, household items, all you can think of and more!

An excellent opportunity for you to volunteer some time at the WomanKraft Art Center!
We are looking for helpers for set up, Thursday, August 11, 10am until done, and then could really use some fresh help to re-pack and disassemble Saturday, August 13, 4 to 6pm. Please call 629-9976 ext. 1 to schedule your participation!

All items for sale are in good, clean and working condition.
After setting up and selling for 4 days, we really could use some fresh help boxing and loading everything; we start at 4:01 Saturday afternoon. Call or talk with us in person to schedule your participation. (520) 629-9976. Thanks!

Sticks and Stones are Nature’s Bones Exhibit, Storytelling Under the Stars in July, and more at WomanKraft!

Sticks and Stones are Nature’s Bones

WomanKraft presents a NEW Exhibit, ‘Sticks and Stones are Nature’s Bones’
Take a look and focus on the “bones” of nature, dead trees, dilapidated buildings and ruins, rock formations, skeletons, and the beauty of stones themselves. Artists will creatively show that there is still life in these old bones. All mediums.
Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 1:00-5:00 PM, Free.
Second Reception: Saturday, July 2nd 7-10 PM.

 WomanKraft Art Center. 388 S. Stone Avenue 629-9976 womankraft.org Free!

The theme is ‘STICKS STONES AND BONES‘ and artwork will include a variety of media including pen and ink, sculpture, resurrected jewelry, mixed media mosaics, scratch art on clay board and other wondrous works you’ll have to see to believe..

Celebrate Father’s Day with WomanKraft!
What do you get the man who has everything?
How about something one-of-a-kind and handmade by a local artist?
WomanKraft is an ideal destination for unique gift ideas, and an excellent experience while site seeing downtown.
Bring a friend!

Front Open Signs

ENTERTAINMENT UNDER THE STARS
FRIDAY, JULY 22, 7–10pm. $5.00 Non-Members $3.00 Members

It’s a night of storytelling, songs and poetry in our lovely outdoor venue. Should weather become an issue, monsoons or heat, it will be held indoors. Are you interested in performing? There will be drinks, baked goods, and munchies offered for sale Seating is limited, reservations accepted. At the door tickets available only if seating is still available. Call (629-9976 extension 2 or 3) for talent appointments and all questions/info.